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Sean Seelau, a senior mechanical engineering student, will be the first to graduate with a certificate in Naval Hydrodynamics at the UI.

First Graduate With Naval Hydrodynamics Certificate

Posted on February 20th, 2017

This May, senior mechanical engineering student Sean Seelau will be the first student to receive a certificate in Naval Hydrodynamics from the University of Iowa.

Charles Stanier CLEA4R project monitors air pollution in Iowa using Airbeam handheld tracking sensors.

Studying Air Pollution in Iowa

Posted on February 20th, 2017

IIHR Research Engineer Charles Stanier and his team work with K-12 students and others to monitor and map particulate pollutant concentrations in the air.

Research Support Specialist

Posted on February 20th, 2017

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, has an immediate opening for a Research Support Specialist. The candidate will contribute to the research mission of IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering by providing support primarily to the Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) related to research grants and contracts, management of the overall IGS budget, and other support for IGS […]

Gabriele Villarini was thrilled to receive the AGU's Macelwane Medal in 2016.

Villarini Receives AGU Macelwane Medal

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

IIHR’s Gabriele Villarini was recently chosen to receive the American Geophysical Union’s James B. Macelwane Medal.



Iowa Highlights Progress, Long-term Challenges of Stream Nutrient Monitoring



IFC Researcher Describes Changes in U.S. Flood Risks

Jerry Schnoor, right, receives the ASME's Dixy Lee Ray Award.

Schnoor Receives ASME Dixy Lee Ray Award

Posted on December 20th, 2016

IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor recently received the 2016 Dixy Lee Ray Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his groundbreaking environmental research.



IIHR Expertise Sought Worldwide for Industry-leading Hydraulics Models



Design Bridges for a Wetter Climate

Statewide LiDAR (laser radar) data provided by the Iowa DNR provided detailed topographic data for the floodplain mapping effort.

IFC Completes Statewide Floodplain Maps

Posted on November 29th, 2016

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) recently celebrated the completion of a six-year project to develop updated floodplain maps for the 85 Iowa counties that were declared Presidential Disaster Areas after the 2008 Iowa floods.

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